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"Excel Soccer Academy is an elite program with a commitment to the individual development and education of young athletes so that each player may reach their full potential on and off the field."
- Coach Stryker Aguilar
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STRYKER AGUILAR

Excel Soccer Academy Director of Coaching

2003 Girls |  2005 & 2006 Boys

Coach Stryker Aguilar grew up in Phoenix and is a product of the Arizona youth soccer system. In his younger years, he played for well-known Phoenix teams, including Cisco Kickers, Paradise Valley Shamrocks, Santos FC 76 and Cisco Xcel.

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CORBETT HESS

Excel Soccer Academy Boys Technical Director | 2008 Boys Head Coach

Coach Corbett Hess has coached all ages and many of his players have gone on to play competitively at the collegiate and professional levels. He started his coaching career working under and alongside Luis Dabo for nine years.

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BARB CHURA

Excel Soccer Academy Girls Technical Director

Coach Barb Chura is one of the most respected coaching names in Arizona with a wide range of experience at many different skill levels.

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MANUEL DE LA ROSA

Excel Soccer Academy Farm Director

2012 & 2013 Boys

Coach Manny De La Rosa grew up in West Phoenix and has been playing soccer in Arizona since the age of five.

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MAX PASILLAS

Excel Soccer Academy 2006 Girls Head Coach

Coach Max Pasillas grew up in Phoenix and began playing competitive soccer at the age of 11.

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CARMEN ESNAL

Excel Soccer Academy Goalkeeper Coach

Coach Carmen Esnal grew up playing soccer right here in the Valley at Alhambra High School, South Mountain Community College and Grand Canyon University. 

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GREG MONTELONGO

Excel Soccer Academy 2011 & 2012 Girls Head Coach

Coach Greg Montelongo grew up in Phoenix and began playing soccer at the age of six. He played for the Cisco Kickers, Cisco Excel and was a member of the well-known Santos 76 team. 

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ROD CHISLEY

Excel Soccer Academy 2006 Girls Assistant Coach

Coach Rod Chisley grew up in Glendale, AZ and began playing at the age of seven. He played club soccer for well-known teams PVSC Shamrocks and Cisco Excel.

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RON SHERRON

Excel Soccer Academy Farm Coordinator Coach 2015’s & 2016’s

Coach Ron Sherron works with the 2011 and 2012 teams in the Farm program.

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JOSEPH BRODERICK

Excel Soccer Academy 10 Boys Head Coach

Coach Joseph Broderick grew up in Phoenix. He went to St. Mary’s High School and continued his education at Arizona State University where he is part of the elite inaugural graduating class of WP Carey School of Business.

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CONNELL NOLAN

Excel Soccer Academy 2012 Boys Assistant Coach

Coach Connell Nolan grew up outside of Minneapolis straddling his two futbol loves (American and the real kind:).  Though playing club through highschool, he ultimately played college football at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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CHRIS YESENSKI 

Excel Soccer Academy 2007 Boys Co-Coach

Coach Christopher Yesenski grew up in Phoenix.  He played soccer throughout High School and was 1st Team All-State his Junior and Senior years.

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GUILLERMO MAZIER

Excel Soccer Academy 2013 Boys Assistant Coach

A Phoenix native Guillermo Mazier grew up playing in the Arizona youth soccer system at a young age. Over the course of his youth career, he was fortunate to have been selected to play on multiple Olympic development teams, win 7 state championships, 2 regional championships and play internationally in the Netherlands.

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WHELLYN CARROLL

Excel Soccer Academy 2011 Boys | 2008 Girls

Coach Whellyn Carroll grew up in Johannesburg, South Africa. Coach grew up playing for local sides before venturing to pursue a soccer career in Scotland where he spent two years trying to make it until being offered to come to America.

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DIEGO AGUILAR

Excel Soccer Academy 2014 Boys Head Coach

Coach Diego is the only coach on staff who has gone through Excel Soccer Academy’s system from beginning to end. Coach Diego has played at the highest level of club soccer for 14 years.